Dysphagia lusoria caused by persistent right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery and diverticulum of kommerell

@article{FacpMajorPeterRMcnally1992DysphagiaLC,
  title={Dysphagia lusoria caused by persistent right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery and diverticulum of kommerell},
  author={DO FacpMajorPeterR.Mcnally and Major Kevin M. Rak},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1992},
  volume={37},
  pages={144-149}
}
It requires a high index of suspicion to make the diagnosis of dysphagia lusoria. Clinically, these adults will present with symptoms of intermittent solid food dysphagia, and a mediastinal abnormality may be seen on chest x-ray. Noninvasive imaging of the chest with either computerized tomography or magnetic resonance scanning are excellent methods for evaluating the mediastinum for solid tumors or vascular anomalies that can cause extrinsic esophageal compression. Dysphagia lusoria caused by… CONTINUE READING
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